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Mohamed Soltan, 27, was among 36 defendants sentenced to life in prison. Fourteen others, including the leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, received death sentences.
April 11, 2015
The explosion in the southern tourist island of Samui slightly wounded seven people. The government has blamed the activists opposed to the country's ruling junta.
April 11, 2015
As a way to fight climate change, students at hundreds of campuses are pushing their colleges to divest from fossil fuels with sit-ins. But critics say divestment is the wrong tactic.
April 11, 2015
The FBI conducted a sting operation in which the alleged would-be bomber, 20-year-old John T. Booker Jr., was provided inert bomb-making materials.
April 11, 2015
In a moment some have looked forward to for more than 50 years, the presidents of the U.S. and Cuba met at the annual Summit of the Americas.
April 11, 2015
The two leaders are expected to meet on the sidelines of the gathering in Panama City.
April 11, 2015
Colorado is the latest state to issue playing cards bearing photos of victims from unsolved crimes in the hopes that prisoners might generate fresh leads.
April 11, 2015
For the first time in the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race history, the women's event will be held on the same day as the men's. Tamara Keith speaks with American rower Caryn Davies.
April 11, 2015
A Colombian report reviewing the last five decades of conflict there offered new allegations that U.S. personnel raped as many as 53 women and girls while stationed there between 2003 and 2007.
April 11, 2015
Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have announced they'll run for president, and Hillary Clinton is expected to announce on Sunday. Correspondents Mara Liasson and Don Gonyea join NPR's Tamara Keith.
April 11, 2015
A funeral service is scheduled Saturday for Walter Scott, the black man killed by a white police officer in North Charleston, S.C.. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with correspondent Martin Kaste.
April 11, 2015
Crucial aid shipments carrying much-needed medical supplies have finally reached Yemen. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Nuha, the humanitarian coordinator for Oxfam in Yemen.
April 11, 2015
A family feud is raging in France's far-right political party between party leader Marine Le Pen and its founder, Le Pen's father. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with French journalist Cecile Alduy.
April 11, 2015
A new study of free, online college courses found a pattern among the people who take them: They're mostly college-educated, including a surprising number of teachers.
April 11, 2015
Many Liberians who helped battle the virus weren't full-fledged health workers. Now that the outbreak has subsided, they feel forgotten, neglected and stigmatized.
April 11, 2015
She started out as a Republican and hasn't driven a car since 1996. Here's what you may not know or just may not remember about the former secretary of state and first lady.
April 11, 2015
Russian gas is expensive, so many Poles still rely on coal. Krakow is one of the most polluted cities in the EU's most polluted country. All that coal is akin to "smoking 2,000 cigarettes per year."
April 11, 2015
Renegade cells floating through seawater apparently cause the cancer, scientists say. Though people can't catch it, the malignancy might offer clues to how cancer cells spread in the human body.
April 10, 2015
The memo follows an Inspector General report that found Drug Enforcement agents had "sex parties" in Colombia with prostitutes paid for by drug cartels.
April 10, 2015
Craning your neck in the dressing room is just part of the shopping experience. But Neiman Marcus hopes a new digital "Memory Mirror" will make it easier to find something that fits just right.
April 10, 2015

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